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Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm EDT
that chemical weapons were used, and said all signs point to the assad regime being responsible. >>> a jury will now decide in hasan will get the death penalty or life in prison. he was found guilty in the fort hood shooting in 2009. >>> students and teachers have wrapped up their first day back to school in chicago. some parents are complaining students are now forced to walk to class through crime-ridden areas. >>> and those are the headlines this hour. "real money with ali velshi" is up next. you can keep up to date on all of our stories at aljazeera.com. ♪ >> i'll tell you what sales of appliances last month tell us about the durability of the economic recovery. plus a look at how water is becoming a hot commodity for farmers struggling to survive in the west. i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." ♪ >>> this is "real money." you are the most important part of this show, so join our live conversation for the next half hour, by using the hashtag, ajreel -- ajrealmoney. we'll look at windows into our economy, and one of those windows shows us how confident consumers feel about the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:00pm EDT
it is confident syria used chemical weapons against its own people. hundreds were reportedly killed last week. the president called the british prime minister again today to discuss the situation. >>> the un team was able to collect samples on monday, despite first coming under gunfire from a sniper. >>> one of the largest wildfires in california history has moved deeper into yosemite national park, and covers 280 square miles. the fire is threatening more than 4500 homes in the area. water in the nearby reservoir is still safe, so far. >>> convicted nidal hasan chose not to take the stand in the sentencing portion of his murder trial. after closing arguments sentencing will be in the handing of the jury will choose between death or life in prison. those are the headlines. "real money with ali velshi" is next on al jazeera. ♪ >>> well it seems you still hot on the u.s. economy and with good reason. home prices up again. stocks are down, but oil prices are up. the nest egg you are building with your 401k may have a fixable crack in it. all of that is coming up. i'm ali velshi, and this is "r
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
briefed about syria. some lawmakers say the president has not made a case for u.s. military action. despite the conclusion that that carried out a chemicals weapon attack against civilians. the administration said it would still act without support from alleys or the u.n. demanding a raise, but the rest of the industry says it can't afford to pay them more, insisting higher wagers would lead to higher prices. california officials say they plan to fully surround that massive wild fire in three weeks, however, the 301 square mile blaze will burn for much longer than that. two so called rim fire has destroyed more than 100 structures. it has been eight years since hurricane katrina decimated new orleans, and the gulf coast. memorials are being held today, to remember the more than 1800 people who lost their lives. officials in new orleans, say the city is making huge strides of rebuilding but admits that there is still a lot more work that still needs to be done. those are the headlines at this hour, real money with alley is up next, on al jazeera. the economy kicks it up a notch, i w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 2:30am EDT
of them. last week i told you how he used his influence to bring in ron johnson to remake jcpenney. now it's stock is down more than 30% this year alone. ron johnson is long gone, and akman has pie in his face, so he is selling his shares. so the saga of one of america's great retail icons continues. let's talk about water. the battle over water is forcing some communities to make tough choices with real financial effects, and there's no industry with a bigger target on its back than agriculture. it accounts for a whopping 80% of the nation's water use. "real money" traveled to colorado where there's an old saying that whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. we found terrible drought, rich energy companies, and thirsty cities. we promised to define the term acre foot. two acre feet are the amount of water in an olympic swimming pool. david shuster has the shorry. -- story. >> as you can see out here, this is what ground that does not have water looks like. barren, dry, the weeds don't even hardly grow here right now. >> reporter: in a normal year his fields are filled with the c
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 8:30am EDT
may effect many of us through our 401k retirement accounts. and the average balance in its plans is up approximately 11% from a year ago. that's good news. but the other part of the story is something most of us pay no attention to. fees that can eat away at a nest e.g. duerte reports. >> reporter: daniel karr is taking a break before returning to our job as a software engineer, but she has never taken a break from planning for the day she'll stop working. teenager. >> i got my first real job when i was about 16 working for duncan doughnuts. >> reporter: she started receiving fee disclosure forms last year. in 2012, the department of labor issued a new rule requiring plan participates get quarterly breakdowns of fees. >> i have to be honest with you, it's not something i have spent a lot of time diving into. >> the department of labor didn't widely sub i will size statements. >> be on the lookout for new 401k fee way. >> reporter: a recent survey by the employ benefit research institute shows only 53% of plan participates even noticed the disclosure documents. plan. >> i can't spend th
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
assad a thurg and murder. kerry said others might do the same if he is allowed to use chemical weapons without consequences. at least six people were killed, nearly 200 were injuryed and those are the headlines at this hour. real money is coming up next request ali velshi. the news in an hour here on al jazeera. >> the u.s. is producing so much oil that one day in the near future it may have no need for opec oil but at what costs will gin independence come? >> stocks have their first in more than a year. apple wants you trade in your old iphone far the new one. i'll tell you whether you should. i'm ali velchi and this is real money. >> the trading on friday is r settling in at $107.65 a barrel. that's in response to a resent chemical attack that killedvilleians outside the damascus. president obama told reporters friday he's actively consulting congress and others act the prospect of military intervention in syria. i have not made a final decision about various actions that might be taking to help enforce that. as i've already said, i have had my military and our team look at a wide ra
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 7:00pm EDT
national park. crews are using a drone to fly over the massive blaze to look for flames breaking out. the family of a florida teenager is suing the miami beach and the city hsaying that the police usd excessive force when they tased the teenager and for refusing to giving the teen proper medical care. >> tensions in syria drive u.s. oil prices to a two-year high sending prices higher and threatening to derail the economic recovery. i talked to someone who said that might an good thing. and looking at a city going through drastic measures to pay its bills. and we look at the march for equality. i'm ali velshi, and this is "real money." [♪ music ] >> this is real money. you're the most important part of the show. join our conversation by ewing the #aj. u.s. oil features to which your gas prices are closely tied settled at $110.10 a barely in trading wednesday. that price has jumped for more than $4 a barrel so far. >> soil up on fears of a conflict, not because of supply and demand. america produces 10 million barrels of oil a day. we consume double that, but globally the world produ
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 2:30am EDT
while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. jazeera.com. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news was always important. you have this great product that you are ready to share with the country. i'm a part of a team that is moving in the same direction. >> i want to continue the conversation on housing for a minute, it's such an important part of the economy. there is a huge change going on in many neighborhoods across the country. it might even be inous. b
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 8:30am EDT
produces and uses 89 million barrels of oil a day, and 30% of that comes from the middle east. so it's oil traders, speculators who are to blame for driving up the price of oil. this week right now there is absolutely no supply problem on oil. today on twitter and facebook i've been asking you how would a spike in gas prices change your spending habits? on facebook canner ara writes, there would absolutely be less money for groceries and going out. the discretionary spending that supports my economy takes the first hit. this viewer said i would have to find a new job. i already have taken a pay cut and i'm low on cash now. the commute would exacerbate the costs. tweet us or leave us a question on facebook. maybe these increasing oil prices b which by the way has st this country in a recession in previous decades, might not be a bad thing. >>> detroit's bankruptcy has sent off a huge legal battle over pensions that it owes its workers. many other american cities have so-called underfunded pensions. some are leaning on taxpayers to make up the difference. i'll show you how charleston, west v
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 2:30am EDT
was not me. check us out 24 hours a day on mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. al jazeera america - a new voice in american journalism - >>introduces america tonight. >>in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >>a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. [[voiceover]] they risk never returning to the united states. >>grounded. >>real. >>unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >>an escape from the expected. >>i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot [[voiceover]]
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:30am EDT
analysis reveals that the average pay for a public university president is roughly $25 per student. using this metric, auburn st paid its president the most, roughly 111 per student. ohio state university with its more than 50,000 students paid student. >> i don't think that they're necessarily worth that much but they can get away with it. >> head hunters and critics agree, competition for the men and women that lead universities will grow along with their pay. columbus, ohio, al jazeera. >> there are indication indicat some universities are becoming sensitive to the public backlash over executive compensation. an increasing number of schools, including ohio state, are paying presidents with money from private foundations. perks are being cut too. recently new york university announced it will no longer loan employees money to buy vacation property. the university had come under fire for issuing a mortgage to its current president so he could buy a beach house. so, what do you do if you're one of the 38 million americans that owe an average of 24,000 on your student loans, stacy found a
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:30am EDT
're dipping in their general fund to keep the pensioners paid, and that general fund used to pay for street keening and salaries. >> we were paying 8% of our budgets into these retirement pensions. now we're paying 11.3% and it will go out. >> reporter: the mayor stopped pay out to the pension fund, in 2009 charleston had one of the country's worst funded pensions. it only had $0.24 for every dollar it promised to pay retirees. in all, the 100 largest cities in america were underfunded by $9 billion. and standar standard an standard & poor's said. >> pensions were close to 100% funded and there are genius benefits given during the budgetary stress of the great recessions so systems contributed less than they needed to. >> reporter: now taken together the 50 states have just $0.48 for every pension dollar they promised. that money has to be repaid. unlike 401k plans pensions guarantee a minimum monthly payment for life even if the assets and the plan sync to nothing, and in detroit even bankruptcy does not even guarantee paying the pensioners. that's why they're taking care to cut costs. >>
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 8:30am EDT
and this is "real money." >> welcome to "real money" you're the most important part of this show. tweet us or use the hashtag on facebook or twitter. get ready, obamacare is coming. the changes in here are big. this will reshape health insurance markets, it will change the way we access and pay doctors, hospitals and drug companies. make no mistake, it will effect you no matter who you are. this law is more than 900 pages long and boy it is complicated. opposition has been fierce. if you're not insured you will have to buy coverage or pay a fine. if you, like most americans, who get their coverage through work are insured, it still effects you. now, this show will be your source of information about obamacare. i'm going to help you navigate in beast as it rolls out so that you can get the most for your money. now, there is a lot in here. let's start with something basic, a doctor's visit. this law is supposed to give more people access to medical care but what if there are not enough doctors in your area? by 2020 it is estimated that there will be a short m of 45,000 family doctors in rural, inne
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 2:30am EDT
for more news go to www.aljazeera.com. ali velshi is next with real money. instead they use ipads almost next. same champs as english and arabic channels. >>> disorder in a mexico court. why this judge lost his cool. they presented the president with an autographed jersey, and obama shared a few praise. >> coach shula retired with more wins than any coach in history. each time that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. christopher reed.org. >> what happens when social you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." please go there al jazeera.com. >> u.n. weapons inspectors leave syria after investigating last week's chemical weapons attack, but the u.s. may not wait to hear their findings. >> obama: a lot of people think that something should be done. >> responses have been narrow and limited. >> hello and welcom
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
the cost of college. he wants to use a ratings system that would judge schools on their affordability. college officials are worried it could cost their institutions millions of dollars. >>> a massive sinkhole in louisiana, have a look there. the video was captured in assumption parish. it opened up about a year ago after an underground salt dome collapsed. those are your headlines, "real money with ali velshi" is next. and as always you can check us out on the website at aljazeera.com. ♪ ey." keep it right here. ♪ content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. b@
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 8:30am EDT
joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot care of our family, take care of our children and to get 7.35 raise up to 12.35 or 15. make students don't read books. instead they use ipads almost 's baghdad >>> this is al jazeera. >>> welcome to the news hour life from al jazeera's new center in doha. these are the main stories this hour. u.n. weapons inspectors leave damascus after examining the sites of suspected chemical weapons attacks. vladimir putin sdmandz to see evidence that chemical weapons were sgloid. >> as for the position of our american colleagues and friends who say they have evidence, let them present it to the u.n. inspectors and
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 2:30am EDT
that record has been challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. [[voiceover]] when people need to be heard, stories need to be told, al jazeera is there. since 1996, we've told the human story. from the ground up. with a new point of view. >>this river is their road to freedom. [[voiceover]] committed, inspired, bold. >>we're on the frontline, but it's under attack. >>> we were just talking about consumer confidence, a big one-day drop in the stock market may not erode your confidence in this economy, but a big oil spike will. stocks tumbled on tuesday with the dow clo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
national security team today to discuss cutting some of the billions of dollars in aid the u.s. sends to egypt every year, the house with says it has not made final decisions on funding, but is evaluating the aid. the suspect in shooting at an atlanta area elementary school is now in custody. a s.w.a.t. team rushed to the area after the gunman fired at least one shot. no injuries were reported and all students are accounted for. a federal agency declares the two wildfires burning out of control in idaho as a top priority. more than 1700 are battling the fires. thousands are still under mandatory vacation orders. the president's son is in a houston hospital undergoing tests, he experienced dizziness and weakness while on vacation last week. the iphone is going gold. apple will release a gold colored phone. it is expected to be unveiled next month. and those are the headlines. "real money with ali velshi" starts right now. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 7:00pm EDT
league of classified information in u.s. history. his attorney said he will ask president obama for a pardon or at least to commute the sentence. the white house said his application will be reviewed just like any other. >>> fire officials said in yosemite park the blaze covers more than 2,000 square miles and 7,000 firefighters battle blazes alone in california. "real money with ali velshi" starts right now. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good jou
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 2:30am EDT
of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating >>introduces america tonight. >>in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >>a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. [[voiceover]] they risk never returning to the united states. >>grounded. >>real. >>unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >>an escape from the expected. >>i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. >> caller: the water -- it requires this new warning. >> the u.n. has asked for an investigation into an alleged chemical attack near the syrian capitol. >> hello, and welcome to al jazeera live from doho. ahead in the next 30 minutes just how bad is it? japan's nuclear watchdog of the fukushima nuclear plants. and china here's from bo xilai wife, and united kingdom
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 8:30am EDT
state of our roads costs us $100 billion a year in wasted time and fuel. dams, courts, rails and waterways are inadequate to meet the scale. >> but the economic consequences of the failing to act, and to increase those investments by 2020, would put at risk 900,000 jobs in the united states. and nearly $1 trillion. so it is a big issue for the country. >> well, think about that. think about all those jobs. two american society says lit take $3.6 trillion over the next seven years to bring america's paragraph up to grade. the largest transportation project in america today. david chuter has the story. >> this is bertha, the biggest tunnel bore magazine in the word. especially for the project today. seattle's viaduct replacing project. >> this is the largest single project that i have probably been involved with. >> bertha is boring below the waterfront to build a underground highway that will move car and freight traffic below the areas congested streets. the tunnel is 9,273 feet long. when we excavate the tunnel we will be removing about 850,000 cubic yards of material, or cl
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 8:30am EDT
of this 906-page law, and over the coming months and weeks he'll tell us what he found in there. he found out firsthand by traveling to the mississippi delta that something as simple challenge. ♪ ♪ keep your boom boom boom like nobody do ♪ ♪ keep your boom boom boom like nobody do ♪ >> it is often called the birthplace of the blues. these swing sounds are a welcome distraction from the region's joblessness and sparse access to health care. >> a lot of people who need insurance don't have it. i had to be one of them. >> with the fewest working family doctors per capita in the nation, many of these areas have trouble seeing a physician. they average one primary care physician forever 1700 people, worse. >> it's a hard place to live. >> in 2011, just one primary care doctor was registered in sharky county. in humphry's county where more than 9,000 people live, there were two doctors. >> there is not public transportation so people have trouble getting to providers, and you don't have a large number of providers, in particular specialists. >> so we're driving through the mississippi del
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